Ben and Mark begin looking at the specials with Planet of the Dead, pairing it up with another foreign location set tale Planet of Fire. Do the stories warrant the extensive location work? Is Peri the most overtly sexualised companion ever? Did the 80’s production team ruin a golden opportunity for interesting storytelling and character development? And can Planet of the Dead really claim to be a special?
Also: We raise a glass to 500 issues of Doctor Who Magazine and discuss the potential Doctor Who writers room. Meanwhile, Sex Leers It’s Inquisitive Head.